Brooks, Alberta, May 16, 2014 – The Brooks Bandits are pleased to announce the signing of 1996 Forward, Connor Burk from Coquitlam, BC. Connor has spent the last two seasons playing in the BC Major Midget League for the Vancouver NE Chiefs where he was their top scorer this season putting up 28 goals and 19 assists for 47 points in only 37 games. Connor's 28 goals were good for 7th in league goal scoring putting him among the elite players in the BCMML.
Head Coach/GM Ryan Papaioannou – “Connor had a very successful season on the offensive side of the puck and plays the game with speed. As a smaller player he doesn't back down from traffic and has a high compete level. In meeting Connor it's easy to see that he has a desire for the game and he is a player that we are expecting to contribute on the scoresheet.”
Connor Burk – “I am really excited to be joining such a great organization. I am looking forward to meeting everyone involved with the team. I have heard nothing but awesome things and I can't wait to get the season started.”